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Soup - syn free?

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by LemonKitten, 14 November 2008 Social URL.

  1. LemonKitten

    LemonKitten Member

    I know that if you make fruit into a smoothie then you have to syn it, but is it the same with soup?

    I just cooked a huge bag of stewing vegetables, added garlic and chillies and a stock cube (which I'll Syn).

    Whizzed it up with the hand blender and am having it for lunch.

    Should i Syn it?
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  3. bettylollypop

    bettylollypop soon to be skinny minnie

    Soup is ok to blend. The reason fruit is synned when turned into a smoothie is because it relases more natural sugar when it is pulped and it gives it syns. Veg is ok.
  4. LemonKitten

    LemonKitten Member

    Thanks bettylollypop - it's ages since I've been to class so I couldn't remember!
  5. bettylollypop

    bettylollypop soon to be skinny minnie

    No bother. I wish blended fruit was free though, think of all the good smoothies we could have .
  6. Mrs V

    Mrs V Loves Life!

    Try using chicken or beef bovril to the soup next time instead of the stock cube, then its syn free!
  7. LemonKitten

    LemonKitten Member

    I forgot about Bovril - thanks for the reminder! I don't think I can get it here in France, but I'll put it on my list for when I'm in the UK!
  8. LemonKitten

    LemonKitten Member

    I hate having to Syn fruit

    when cooking it or making it into a smoothie - and I love smoothies!

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